Helpful Consumer Resources

Below you will find a listing of Connecticut specific brochures, websites and reports related to long term services and supports for older adults.

LeadingAge is LeadingAge Connecticut's national affiliate, based in Washington, D.C.

Connecticut's long term services and supports website: My Place CT  The goal of the is website is to provide you easy access to comprehensive information on private and public long-term care (LTC) services and supports in Connecticut, including Home Care, Community Care, Housing, and Nursing Home Care. Helpful information is also available for those who provide care and for people interested in the options for planning for their own future needs.

State of Connecticut Medicaid Program Website

Long-Term Services and Supports benefit eligibility is one of the most complex areas of Medicaid.  Because Medicaid is a program for the poor or near-poor, there is a rigorous eligibility determination process, in part to help ensure that applicants are not attempting to gain benefits by inappropriate divesting of assets. 

This section of the website provides links to various materials we hope you find helpful in understanding Medicaid long-term care and related matters.

Connecticut Dept. of Social Services (DSS) 

DSS is Connecticut's Medicaid agency. It sets rates for Medicaid providers and managed the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders, among many others.

 > DSS Consumer Brochures

Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) 

DPH regulates a host of health-related organizations.

Connecticut Partnership for Long-Term Care 

Connecticut's innovative public-private partnership to promote the use of long-term care insurance.

Connecticut Department on Housing 

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)  

Federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid, and many aspects of health care regulation.

Helpful Information on Medicare.gov

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)  

Federal agency that provides assistance in the development and operation of subsidized housing.